It's not just sugary sodas that are adding to the obesity crisis - it's fruit drinks, alcohol and a combination of other high-calorie beverages, say UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health researchers.
Some of the worlds highest profile food companies have begun a campaign to encourage their suppliers to report greenhouse-gas emissions in the process, pressuring thousands of vendors and factories to take steps to battle climate change.
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) is releasing a new paper, "Probiotics: Their Potential to Impact Human Health," as a contribution to the scientific literature on the important topic.
James Rice, a vice president and China country manager for Tyson Foods Inc., as well as a member of Food Processings Editorial Advisory Board, testified before a Congressional subcommittee Oct. 11 on the safety of food being imported from China.
In 1988, the surgeon general, C. Everett Koop, proclaimed ice cream to a be public-health menace right up there with cigarettes. Alluding to his offices famous 1964 report on the perils of smoking, Dr. Koop announced that the American diet was a problem of comparable magnitude, chiefly because of the high-fat foods that were causing coronary heart disease and other deadly ailments.
SABMiller Plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co. said they have signed a letter of intent to combine the U.S. and Puerto Rican operations of their respective subsidiaries, Miller and Coors, in a joint venture to be called MillerCoors.